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World Mar 18France bans some yellow vest protests in Paris after riots
France's prime minister announced a ban Monday on yellow vest protests along the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris and in two other cities following riots on Saturday that left luxury stores ransacked and charred from arson fires.
World Mar 16French rioters set fire to Paris bank; mother, child saved
French yellow vest protesters set life-threatening fires, smashed up luxury stores and clashed with police Saturday in the 18th straight weekend of demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron. Large plumes of smoke rose above the rioting on Paris’ landmark Champs-Elysees Avenue,…
World Feb 05Arson suspected in Paris apartment fire that killed 10
The fire is the deadliest in Paris since the April 2005 hotel fire near the capital's famed Opera that killed 24 people.
World Jan 22Singer Chris Brown detained in France after rape complaint
The Grammy Award-winning singer was detained Monday on potential charges of aggravated rape and drug infractions.
World Dec 10France’s Macron pleads for calm and makes concessions. Will it be enough for protesters?
Even as French President Emmanuel Macron broke his silence on the protests in a brief televised address, yellow-vested demonstrators vowed to keep up the pressure on a man they see as arrogant, out-of-touch and "president of the rich."…
World Dec 08Scuffles, tear gas as police clamp down on Paris protest
Crowds of yellow-vested protesters angry at President Emmanuel Macron and France’s high taxes tried to converge on the presidential palace Saturday, as police fired tear gas, amid exceptional security measures.
World Dec 06France braces for more riots, closing museums and Eiffel Tower
Police unions and city authorities met to strategize on how to handle the weekend protests, which are coming even though President Emmanuel Macron surrendered Wednesday night and cancelled a fuel tax hike that had unleashed weeks of unrest.
World Dec 06Paris braces for new round of violence amid widespread protests
Police unions and local authorities held emergency meetings Thursday while disparate groups of protesters did the same.
World Dec 05Macron scraps French fuel tax hike amid violent ‘yellow vest’ demonstrations
Protesters celebrated the victory, but some said Macron's surrender came too late and is no longer enough to quell the mounting anger at their president, whom they consider out-of-touch with the problems of ordinary people.
Politics Nov 29Trump cancels G-20 meeting with Putin
Trump canceled a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin planned for Saturday, citing Russia's seizure of Ukrainian vessels over the weekend.